Cram up on Cramp

Sometimes in this job you get asked what appear to be really simple questions that should require equally simple solutions. One of the most common is when an athlete asks: “what is cramp and how can I stop it?”. It’s a killer question. If it is posed in a phone conversation I will make some random crackling sounds, tap my phone on the table, mumble “I’m losing you”, and go for the red button. Terrible reception round here. If it’s face to face I have thought about feinting, or asking